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From Kévin Sailly <kevin.sai...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: € in PDF
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:23:42 GMT
Hello,

Using PDFBox looks better for me as the code allow direct interaction with
PDF building, as I can directly insert PDF commands. So I am sure that I
can have full control on generated PDF.

But I will have a look to FOP to see if it can feed my needs.

Thanks,
Kévin


2012/3/20 mehdi houshmand <med1985@gmail.com>

> Hi Martin,
>
> I'm not sure I'd necessarily agree with you there, but I'm sure you've done
> your homework. Sorry I can't help with the PDFBox issue.
>
> Mehdi
>
> On 20 March 2012 15:23, Martin Hentschel <hemartin@inf.ethz.ch> wrote:
>
> > The reason for choosing PDFBox instead of Apache FOP is that it (a) is
> > easier to generate simple PDFs, and (b) uses less disk space.
> >
> > Martin
> >
> > On 20.03.2012, at 08:59, mehdi houshmand wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Guys,
> > >
> > > Why is it you're using PDFBox to create these PDFs? Have you considered
> > > using Apache FOP (http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/)? Is there a
> > specific
> > > reason you're using PDFBox specifically?
> > >
> > > Mehdi
> > >
> > > On 20 March 2012 06:49, Kévin Sailly <kevin.sailly@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hello,
> > >>
> > >> The same for me.
> > >>
> > >>
> >
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-1242?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel#issue-tabs
> > >>
> > >> Kévin
> > >>
> > >> 2012/3/20 Martin Hentschel <hemartin@inf.ethz.ch>
> > >>
> > >>> Hi,
> > >>>
> > >>> I want to follow up on this message "€ in PDF":
> > >>> http://markmail.org/message/h4skurvieiyk7izq
> > >>>
> > >>> I spent hours trying to figure out how to create a PDF document
> > >> containing
> > >>> the Euro symbol.  The output is always garbled.  Same happens for
> > endash
> > >>> and emdash symbols.
> > >>>
> > >>> Attached you find a text file and an output PDF created by the
> > TextToPDF
> > >>> utility.
> > >>>
> > >>> Thanks for your help,
> > >>>
> > >>> Martin
> > >>>
> > >>> (I also tried using TTF fonts, but didn't help.)
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> >
> >
>

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